Daughter of Spokane sheriff injuredJuly 15, 2014 @ 10:05 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- The daughter of Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich (kuh-NEZ-oh-vich) has been hospitalized after a firefighting accident in Wyoming.
Jessica Knezovich is the acting fire chief of Sweetwater County in Wyoming.
KHQ-TV reports that on Monday afternoon she was fighting a fire in the Red Desert area. As she was working on a downed tree, it flared back up.
Deputy Mark Gregory says she suffered second and third degree burns to her legs.
Her injuries are not life-threatening.
Information from: KHQ-TV, http://msnbc.msn.com/id/3082888/
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
At the Finish Line
The man who saved horse racing in Washington tells Dori Monson why he's stepping away
Week In Photos
Stunning images from around the world this week
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.